Weekly roundup July 21 – 27


National Post editorial board: Kill Ontario’s sharks — before they kill us National Post

Let’s fly Medium

Why are the RCMP less well-armed than a municipal police force? Maclean’s

The Toronto airport rail link will be epic, apparently blogTO



Weekly roundup July 14 – 20


Crash Detroit festival will celebrate joyous street-band music Detroit Free Press

The high cost of free parking: Christchurch Hospital edition Offsetting Behaviour

Judges rule to hold Parliament to its word, not to usurp its power National Post


Weekly roundup July 7 – 13


Canada waiting for a federal government serious about forcing end to provincial trade barriers National Post

Schmoozing and boozing: The big business of the Calgary Stampede The Globe and Mail

Hamilton residents prevent affordable housing development The Hamilton Spectator

Philip Smith, Master Trumpeter The New Yorker

Rosedale residents delay construction of $1-million Don Valley trail National Post



Weekly roundup June 30 – July 6


How an assassin in 1914 spawned today’s ultranationalists The Globe and Mail

What it’s like to be gay on Bay Street The Globe and Mail

Rumoured beer tunnel uncovered by Albert Street construction Ottawa Citizen

Parking is not a public good Market Urbanism

Let Them Eat Cash The New York Times


Weekly roundup June 23 – 29


Forcing Ontario’s chronic under-savers to contribute to new pension plan won’t save money National Post

Taxi medallions have been the best investment in America for years. Now Uber may be changing that. Washington Post

Getting Rid of Street Parking for Fun and Profit Hazlitt

Ghost Town Mysteries: The old trolley buses of Sandon, B.C. Global



Weekly roundup June 16 – 22


TTC ends “Davisville” route after 80 years Transit Toronto

Introducing the Gillette OctoBlade with built-in WiFi Maclean’s

If a billboard falls in a forest… Part 1 Spacing


Weekly roundup June 9 – 15


Morland-Jones v. Taerk, 2014 ONSC 3061 (CanLII) CanLII

^ Worth a read through just to see what neighbours get up to when they have more than enough money to get on.

Stick with your kind: Why Ruth Graham doesn’t go nearly far enough National Post

How to Make Mass Transit Financially Sustainable Once and for All The Atlantic CityLab

Why We Sleep Together The Atlantic

Ontario: History is written by winners Maclean’s